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PS2 Slim will not play

Brand new PS2 Slim console
After 2 days of playing it locked up and would not restart. Could hear the unit spinning, but nothing on the TV screen. After a cooling period, it started up and played fine...for another few hours and the same thing happened again.
Is there an overheating problem with this style PS2? Is it common, something we need to live with, or should I return it for a new console?

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Hi Calex988,
Unlike the PS2 original, PS2 slim doesnt have a fan.
Playing it for 2 days, it most likely overheated and burnt something inside. I would return the console and get a replacement, if you have warrently.

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

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